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... is already a high dose for Lexapro. My Dr. won't let me go higher than 10. ... (23 replies)
Lexapro - nausea
Jul 22, 2009
... no wonder you have side effects. lexapro should be started at 10mg then increase after 1 to 2 weeks. Call you dr. and ask about this as I am not a dr. but take lexapro. ... (7 replies)
... I'm taking 30 mgs/day for anxiety/stress. It has been wonderful for me...I started at 10 for 1 month then went to 20 mg for a month and have been on 30 mg a month since Nov or Dec. My blood pressure is now stabilized (it was running 170s/90-100---just due to stress). I have gained 12 lbs in 2 months though and I don't like that at all. I have also quit smoking using... (3 replies)

Paxil vs Lexapro
Aug 11, 2004
... What dosage of Lexapro are you currently on? ... (5 replies)
... I took Lexapro for panic attacks. It made me very tired and depressed. I was on 40mg too, which is a very high dose. ... (3 replies)
... mg is a high dose for Lexapro. I take 20. ... (9 replies)
... 200 is the usual max zoloft dose, did you know this :confused: its unusual to be on such a high dose sometimes these meds help a lot for anxiety, is it helping you? all your meds are prozac type and not much different, it seems the dose needs to be got right of whichever you take shouldnt be any severe problems from gradually lowering the dose if doc says OK to (4 replies)
... I just started effexor for panic and social anxiety disorder. Like yourself, I was put off of starting it due to the horror stories of the withdrawal. My doctor told me that we would give it a try and if there was no improvement in 6 weeks that we would bail and avoid any withdrawal (he told me the withdrawal occurs when people have been on a moderate-high dose for an extended... (16 replies)
... Hi - I take 40mg- I just went without for two weeks and noticed it does help with the crying at everything, But a month before I was wondering what good they do as I was still experiencing great sadness and suicidal thoughts. I do have a appt with my PCP on Wed..hopefully I'll remeber to ask about it. This is my first experience with an SSRI so not quite sure what it is... (23 replies)
... Lexapro is a wonderful drug and I take a high dose of it and have gained ZERO pounds. ... (5 replies)
... for OCD. I would imagine you are on a fairly high dose, as you are usually put on a higher dose for OCD. If you decide to drink, I would keep it at one to two drinks. ... (2 replies)
... standard dosage of celexa is 20mgs, high dose is 40mgs. ... (3 replies)
... mg sounds like a high dose. They have me starting on 5. I am Med. sensitve but My psychiatrist said the usual dose is 10 mg. Maybe it is too much too fast? ... (10 replies)
... mg and take that for a few days and then move up to the 10mg. I would try 10 for a week or so before I moved up to 20. That is an awful high dose if you are just starting out. ... (3 replies)
... Yes, definitely wait it out! If it works for you, you will be SO glad you did! 10 mg is a high dose to start out on, IMO. Talk to your doctor about lowering it to 5 mg or even less for awhile if the side effects are intolerable. Good luck! ... (5 replies)
... the past five months. It started last February, with no prior illness or warning I was struck with Sudden Hearing Loss! This immediately sent me into a panic and high state of Anxiety. ... (1 replies)
... y, went to a gp and my anxiety was so bad that I couldb't even talked to him. He said I caught an infection as my temperature was slightly high. He prescirbed me Lexapro 10mg for one month but told me to start 5mg for the next 7 days. ... (0 replies)
Week 3 on Lexapro
Jul 21, 2005
... I called my doctor who said I should stay on the 5mg. dose for a few more weeks till I got over the side effects. I also noted that I was feeling more depressed while I was on it. ... (12 replies)
... From what I've read, it seems that most people don't go above 20 mg, so I'm worried, even though I tolerate Lexapro well. I had very bad experiences with Effexor and Wellbutrin, both prescribed by a family doctor, not a psychiatrist. ... (2 replies)
... I regained a slight amount of hearing back, but in the past couple months,, have'nt gotten any more back. Everything is muffled and low in that ear and I've lost high frequencies. ... (1 replies)


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